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3 hrs ago | Switched

Here's Why We Definitely Approve Of This Bill Gates, John Green Bromance

If there ever were a selfie to feel excited about, it's this one of Bill Gates and John Green.


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5 hrs ago | Schools Matter

Evan Bayh Loves Christel DeHaan and Hedge Funders: Corporate School Alert

Back in 2002 in an article for the neoliberal Democratic Leadership Council entitled "How Bush Stole Education," Bill Gates' operative Andy Rotherham, the hedge fund-funded Democrats for Education Reform's former director, insisted that NCLB was more Evan Bayh and Joe Lieberman's pet project than it was George Bush's.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Evan Bayh, Democrat, George Bush, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mike Pence, Standardized Testing, Education

9 hrs ago | The Courier Mailer

Beware the 'Mommy Platoons' as they fight Common Core education reforms

The Hillsboro School District's adoption of a new math curriculum to meet the Common Core's tough new standards at the middle-school level stirred opposition from some parents in May 2013.


Related Topix: Education Etc., Oregon

Mon Jul 28, 2014


Microsoft Lays Off 18,000 Workers While Seeking Visas for Foreign Worksrs

All this pressure from Bill Gates and his education reform to make more test-proficient students, and then he goes off and hires foreign workers instead of the Americans he is supposedly so worried about Unbelievable.


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Silicon Alley Insider

These 11 Colleges Have Minted A Ton Of Successful Tech Executives

Though many of tech's most successful entrepreneurs are college dropouts - Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg, and Michael Dell, just to name a few - a degree can goes long way when it comes to starting a business.


Related Topix: Computers, Dell, Microsoft, Startups, Social Software, LinkedIn

Daily Mail

Motel where Microsoft was founded has been turned into affordable...

Bill Gates and Paul Allen lived in Albuquerque, New Mexico's Sundowner Motor Hotel in 1975 when they were founding Microsoft Five years ago, the abandoned building was bought by New Life Homes which turned the motel into affordable housing The cheap Albuquerque, New Mexico motel that Bill Gates and Paul Allen called home in the early days of ... (more)


Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups, Albuquerque, NM


How Bill Gates And A Media Start Up Made An Ancient Book A Modern Best Seller

Bill Gates , the founder of Microsoft and the richest man in the U.S., always had a mouth that moved financial markets.


Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups, New York, Warren Buffett



Will Windows ever become free? It seems unlikely on the face of it. It may not be universally loved, but nearly everybody uses it, and many, many enterprises depend on it.


Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups, Science, Computer Science, Steve Jobs

USA Today

China puts Microsoft under official investigation

Chinese government investigators visited Microsoft offices in four key Chinese cities on Monday, according to a company spokeswoman.


Related Topix: World News, China, Asia, Microsoft, Startups

USA Today

China puts Microsoft under official investigation

Government investigators visited Microsoft offices in four Chinese cities on Monday, according to a company spokeswoman.


Related Topix: World News, China, Asia, Microsoft, Startups, Internet, Science / Technology,


Microsoft: Who Cares?

Microsoft's recent announcement that it will lay off 18,000 employees further shows the company's missteps in today's technology world, but it seems no matter what the numbers say, Microsoft is here to stay.


Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups, Laptops/Notebooks, IBM, Marketing

Sun Jul 27, 2014


A World Without AIDS

I think we figured out the easy part, which is finding the cure to AIDS. But now we will be faced with another challenge.


Related Topix: Pharmaceuticals, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Charitable Organizations

Sat Jul 26, 2014


AFP officers deployed to Kharkiv

A LARGE contingent of AFP officers is in Ukraine ready to secure the MH17 crash site, as Julie Bishop pushes for a security deal to be ratified on Tuesday.


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Second Air Algerie black box found

THE UN peacekeeping mission in Mali says they've found the second black box from the Air Algerie plane that crashed, killing 118 people.


Related Topix: Hip-Hop, The a-Team, Microsoft, Startups, Groove Commerce, Burkina Faso, World News, Africa


EU sanctions top Russia officials

A TEAM of student developers from New Zealand have developed a socialising app that could make its way to Bill Gates if they win a Microsoft competition.


Related Topix: Hip-Hop, The a-Team, Microsoft, Startups

The Motley Fool

Was This Bill Gates' Worst Mistake?

Pitted against Carlos Slim, the Mexican telecom mogul, in many cases the mundane gyrations of the market separate these two billionaires.


Related Topix: Carlos Slim Helu, Microsoft, Startups, Science / Technology, Apple

In-depth Africa

Boko Haram violence our challenge with polio - Bill Gates

US businessman, inventor and philanthropist Bill Gates, co-chair of Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, delivers a speech after receiving an honourary degree during a ceremony at Addis Ababa University in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, on July 24, 2014 AFP United States philanthropist, Bill Gates has described the violence in northern Nigeria perpetuated by ... (more)


Related Topix: Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Charitable Organizations, World News, Ethiopia, Africa

CNET News.com

Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff: The big giver

Q&A: Not your typical 6-foot, 5-inch multibillionaire, Benioff is urging his tech brethren to follow his philanthropic example and give more to their communities.


Related Topix: Salesforce, Life, Charity , Microsoft, Startups, Salesforce.com

Fri Jul 25, 2014


Microsoft Layoffs' Ripple Effect: Even Richer Executives

That puts his entire portfolio value at $14.9 billion, ITworld reported today. Meantime, Bill Gates, who owns 318 million shares, has gained almost $2.7 billion from his Microsoft holdings in less than six months.


Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups

Northwest Florida Daily News

Bill Gates is not evil; it just feels that way sometimes

Q: Help, Bill Gates has me prisoner! The other day my 'puter did its usual Windows 7 update and downloaded a bunch of stuff Bill thinks I need.


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